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I suspect a relative might have narcissistic personality disorder. What are the most common symptoms/traits and how is it usually diagnosed?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Some obvious signs..

Narcissistic personality disorder: grandiose sense of self-importance, having arrogant behavior or attitude, a need for excessive admiration, having interpersonally exploitive behavior, with a lack of empathy, is envious of others or believes that others are envious of him; has a preoccupation with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, etc.
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In brief: Some obvious signs..

Narcissistic personality disorder: grandiose sense of self-importance, having arrogant behavior or attitude, a need for excessive admiration, having interpersonally exploitive behavior, with a lack of empathy, is envious of others or believes that others are envious of him; has a preoccupation with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, etc.
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